Bokashi Steel Kasai 8 Inch Professional Damascus Slicing Knife
Introducing the Bokashi Steel Kasai Series 8 inch AUS-10 slicing knife with a beautiful folded steel fire pattern finish. Where perfect function meets true beauty.
Put the Fire (火災 "Kasai translates to Fire in Japanese")in your hands! This blade is the head of the Kasai Collection.
Our 8 inch slicing knife is a master of, control, stability, durability and slicing power and is responsible for 1000's of careers in the cooking industry.
Blood, sweat, and tears are poured into the crafting process over 60 days using the highest quality materials, it is truly an art statement as well as a functional tool for your kitchen adventures.
The Kasai Series slicing knife's 31mm wide blade is precision forged with a 45 layered Damascus high-carbon stainless steel, with an ultra-premium Japanese AUS-10 steel cutting core. Precise cryogenic tempering with liquid nitrogen increases the steel's crystalline structure, enhancing strength, flexibility, and hardness. The increased blade width allows for improved knuckle clearance.
Hand-polishing reveals a magnificent visual pattern, Bokashi Steel's ‘Fire pattern’. The super-steel core possesses extra high carbon levels, allowing for scalpel-like sharpness with exceptionally long-lasting edge retention. Each knife is hand-finished in the Honbazuke 3-step method, creating a beautiful mirror polished edge at a staggeringly acute 10 degrees per side.
The Kasai Series handle is meticulously constructed of Pakkawood, an incredibly strong and durable wood. It is highly impervious to both heat and moisture with life-long durability. The carefully engineered ergonomic handle is designed for superior hand control and comfort. while simultaneously being stabilized for agile performance. To further enhance the beauty, an intricate Bokashi Steel pin adorns the end rivet.
8 inch precision forged blade with an ultra-premium Japanese AUS-10 ‘super steel’ cutting core at 62+ Rockwell hardness for unrivaled performance and incredible edge retention.
45-layers of high-carbon stainless steel provide exceptional strength, durability and stain resistance.
Ruthlessly sharp scalpel-like edge is hand finished to a mirror polish within a staggering 10° degree angle per side using the traditional 3-step Honbazuke method.
Nitrogen cooled for enhanced hardness, flexibility and corrosion resistance
Featuring Bokashi Steel's exquisite Kasai Series Fire blade pattern, for striking, stand out beauty.